People

Sebastian Riedel

Research Scientist & Manager

I am research scientist and Manager at Facebook AI Research since 2018, and a faculty member at UCL since 2012. Before that I was a postdoc at UMass and the University of Tokyo, and did my PhD at the University of Edinburgh.

Interests

Natural Language Processing, Machine Reading and Reasoning, Graphical Models, Question Answering, Fact Checking, Program Induction and Synthesis, Neuro-Symbolic methods

Latest Publications

NAACL - June 10, 2021

Dynabench: Rethinking Benchmarking in NLP

Douwe Kiela, Max Bartolo, Yixin Nie, Divyansh Kaushik, Atticus Geiger, Zhengxuan Wu, Bertie Vidgen, Grusha Prasad, Amanpreet Singh, Pratik Ringshia, Zhiyi Ma, Tristan Thrush, Sebastian Riedel, Zeerak Waseem, Pontus Stenetorp, Robin Jia, Mohit Bansal, Christopher Potts, Adina Williams

ICLR - May 3, 2021

Answering Complex Open-Domain Questions with Multi-Hop Dense Retrieval

Wenhan Xiong, Xiang Lorraine Li, Srinivasan Iyer, Jingfei Du, Patrick Lewis, William Wang, Yashar Mehdad, Wen-tau Yih, Sebastian Riedel, Douwe Kiela, Barlas Oğuz

ACL - May 2, 2021

MLQA: Evaluating Cross-lingual Extractive Question Answering

Patrick Lewis, Barlas Oğuz, Ruty Rinott, Sebastian Riedel, Holger Schwenk

ICLR - April 29, 2021

Autoregressive Entity Retrieval

Nicola De Cao, Gautier Izacard, Sebastian Riedel, Fabio Petroni

arXiv - January 1, 2021

NeurIPS 2020 EfficientQA Competition: Systems, Analyses and Lessons Learned

Sewon Min, Jordan Boyd-Graber, Chris Alberti, Danqi Chen, Eunsol Choi, Michael Collins, Kelvin Guu, Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Kenton Lee, Jennimaria Palomaki, Colin Raffel, Adam Roberts, Tom Kwiatkowski, Patrick Lewis, Yuxiang Wu, Heinrich Küttler, Linqing Liu, Pasquale Minervini, Pontus Stenetorp, Sebastian Riedel, Sohee Yang, Minjoon Seo, Gautier Izacard, Fabio Petroni, Lucas Hosseini, Nicola De Cao, Edouard Grave, Ikuya Yamada, Sonse Shimaoka, Masatoshi Suzuki, Shumpei Miyawaki, Shun Sato, Ryo Takahashi, Jun Suzuki, Martin Fajcik, Martin Docekal, Karel Ondrej, Pavel Smrz, Hao Cheng, Yelong Shen, Xiaodong Liu, Pengcheng He, Weizhu Chen, Jianfeng Gao, Barlas Oğuz, Xilun Chen, Vladimir Karpukhin, Stan Peshterliev, Dmytro Okhonko, Michael Schlichtkrull, Sonal Gupta, Yashar Mehdad, Wen-tau Yih

NeurIPS - December 6, 2020

Retrieval-Augmented Generation for Knowledge-Intensive NLP Tasks

Aleksandra Piktus, Fabio Petroni, Vladimir Karpukhin, Naman Goyal, Heinrich Küttler, Mike Lewis, Wen-tau Yih, Tim Rocktäschel, Sebastian Riedel, Douwe Kiela

EMNLP - November 19, 2020

Generating Fact Checking Briefs

Angela Fan, Aleksandra Piktus, Fabio Petroni, Guillaume Wenzek, Marzieh Saeidi, Andreas Vlachos, Antoine Bordes, Sebastian Riedel

EMNLP - November 16, 2020

Scalable Zero-shot Entity Linking with Dense Entity Retrieval

Ledell Wu, Fabio Petroni, Martin Josifoski, Sebastian Riedel, Luke Zettlemoyer

WeCNLP - October 30, 2020

Neural Database Operator Model

James Thorne, Majid Yazdani, Marzieh Saeidi, Sebastian Riedel, Alon Halevy

ICML - August 13, 2020

Learning Reasoning Strategies in End-to-End Differentiable Proving

Pasquale Minervini, Sebastian Riedel, Pontus Stenetorp, Edward Grefenstette, Tim Rocktäschel

arXiv - August 5, 2020

Question and Answer Test-Train Overlap in Open-Domain Question Answering Datasets

Patrick Lewis, Pontus Stenetorp, Sebastian Riedel

ACL - July 5, 2020

TABERT: Pretraining for Joint Understanding of Textual and Tabular Data

Pengcheng Yin, Graham Neubig, Wen-tau Yih, Sebastian Riedel

Workshop on ML for Systems at NeurIPS - November 30, 2019

MVFST-RL: An Asynchronous RL Framework for Congestion Control with Delayed Actions

Viswanath Sivakumar, Tim Rocktäschel, Alexander H. Miller, Heinrich Küttler, Nantas Nardelli, Michael G. Rabbat, Joelle Pineau, Sebastian Riedel

EMNLP - November 4, 2019

Language Models as Knowledge Bases?

Fabio Petroni, Tim Rocktäschel, Patrick Lewis, Anton Bakhtin, Yuxiang Wu, Alexander H. Miller, Sebastian Riedel

ACL - July 27, 2019

Unsupervised Question Answering by Cloze Translation

Patrick Lewis, Ludovic Denoyer, Sebastian Riedel